Thiel defines secrets as important truths about the world that other people don’t yet realize.
I thought this is another summary of Zero to One. But I was wrong. This is a great read
Not a "Secret". Put lipstick on a pig, it's still a pig.
can't be mad at this ... great perspective
> But I’m happy to share one of mine: People looked at how poorly schools adapted to online education during the lockdowns and concluded that online education doesn’t work as well as in-person alternatives. But they’re misguided. (...) online education is improving at a faster rate than in-person alternatives. My career is built on this secret.
Well, they also say "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it."
Great article Polina! Reminds me of Mike Maples' investing philosophy & 1st question: "What valid, different future are you living in and why?" (i.e. how'd you "earn/learn" this secret?)
I highly recommend “The Contrarian” - a comprehensive biography of Thiel.